Corporate Releases

Belimo joins Post University Partners In Education program to provide employees access to higher education

WATERBURY, CONN. (October 6, 2009)  –  As a new participant in Post University’s Partners in Education Program, Belimo of Danbury, will be able to offer its employees access to quality higher education at a reduced tuition rate.

Under the agreement, Post University will offer a tuition grant to employees of Belimo’s Danbury location who want to earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree by enrolling in one of the university’s Accelerated Degree Programs.  Employees also will have the option of enrolling in a Post University master’s degree program. Belimo offers employees partial tuition reimbursement, making the path to a degree even more affordable.

“At Belimo we recognize the value that our employees bring to the organization,” said Emma Klosson, corporate trainer for Belimo. “This program provides us with an opportunity to give something back.  It’s a win-win situation.  Our employees will have the opportunity to develop themselves and advance their careers; while we as an organization benefit from a skilled and motivated workforce.”

Employees will have the option of taking courses at one of the university’s regional locations or completely online.  They can earn a master’s degree in as little as 14 months, and a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months.  Belimo employees also will receive college credit for select corporate education and training courses, as well as for courses taken at other accredited colleges or universities.

“We are delighted that Belimo has joined our other Partners in Education companies in providing employees a flexible, convenient and affordable way to earn a college degree,” said Frank Mulgrew, president of Post University Online.  “We’ve had tremendous success with this program because it gives working adults the opportunity to not only earn a degree, but immediately improve their workforce skills while balancing work, family or other commitments.”

Belimo Americas., the pioneer of direct-coupled damper actuators specializes in damper actuator and control valve technology for the HVAC industry.  For over 30 years, Belimo has provided innovative control solutions to customers throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America, all of which are backed by Belimo’s unsurpassed 5-year warranty.  For more information, contact Belimo at 1-800-543-9038 or visit the website at www.belimo.com.

Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university.  Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, national award-winning student activities, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. In 2009, it was voted “Best of Waterbury” by the U.S. Commerce Association, and its Online MBA Degree Program received a 2009 Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Silver Innovation Prize.  Also in 2009, it extended its commitment to serving members of the military  by becoming a “Yellow Ribbon” University.  Its nearly 4,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today’s global workplace.  To learn more about Post University, visit www.post.edu or call 800-345-2562.